Mary Sam of Onamia is the first Director of Dioversity at Central Lakes College. She will lead the college’s effort toward intercultural competency by implementing a Diversity Plan. The job also entails development of a Native American Indian certificate program at CLC and increasing visibility and awareness of the Skone Family Conservatory Housing the CLC Humphrey Center for American Indian Studies. Mary will be responsible for the development of an American Indian Center at CLC. She comes to the college after seven years of employment with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. She also has experience as a school administrator for Nay Ah Shing Tribal School, and she was in social work for the Robbinsdale School District from 1989 to 2002.